Easter Sunday death toll goes beyond 350

The death toll from the deadly Easter Sunday attacks in Sri Lanka has gone beyond 350.The Police said that as of this morning (Wednesday) the death toll had reached 359. Suicide bombers attacked St. Anthony’s Shrine in Colombo, St. Sebastian’s in Negambo, Zion Church in Batticaloa, the Shangri-La, Cinnamon Grand, and Kingsbury hotels in Colombo on Sunday.

Donald Trump offers warm support to Theresa May over the General Election

first_imgEmmanuel Macron Want the best of The Telegraph direct to your email and WhatsApp? Sign up to our free twice-daily  Front Page newsletter and new  audio briefings. Emmanuel MacronCredit:AFP/Getty Donald Trump rang Theresa May to offer his warm support  over  the election, a White House spokesman said.”President Trump emphasized his commitment to the United States-United Kingdom special relationship and underscored that he looks forward to working with the Prime Minister on shared goals and interests in the years to come,” the spokesman added.French President Emmanuel Macron also called Mrs  May on Friday to congratulate her after her Conservative Party won the most seats in a national election.Mrs May, whose party fell short of winning an majority in parliament, has said she intends to lead a minority government backed by Northern Ireland’s Democratic Unionist Party. “French President Emmanuel Macron called to congratulate the Prime Minister, and said he was pleased that she would continue to be a close partner,” a spokesman for the Prime Minister said in a statement.”They agreed that the strong friendship between our two countries was important and would endure.”The Prime Minister’s spokesman said said Mrs May and  Mr Trump had also agreed to continue the close cooperation between their two countries.last_img read more